Junior Chloe Schwab, hitting the ball.

Swinging to Greatness

Maya Culian, Staff Photographer October 1, 2020

Playing your rival school is never an easy task. On Wednesday, Sept. 9 the Girls Varsity Tennis team had a match against their rival school, Howell High School, the match ended with a final score of 0-9....

Libby Mathis practices serving before taking her real swing.

Fighting Through Firsts

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer September 30, 2020

The best of junior varsity girls tennis headed out to Fort Zumwalt West on Saturday, Sept. 19 to play in a doubles tournament. They started their day early and played into the heat of the day. For many...

McKenna Lenhardt, Junior, after hitting the ball.

Swinging Into Their Last Year

Leanna Welch, Staff Photographer September 28, 2020

Varsity Tennis won against FZE Lions at 3:30 on Monday, Sept. 14 on home turf. Senior Night was occurring as well, making it an exciting game for the team. "It was Senior Night and I got to play my...

Ending as a Team

Ending as a Team

At the end of the season, members of the JV girl's tennis team reflect on how the team's attitude towards each other impacted their performance on the courts
Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter September 28, 2020

Even with an odd start to the school year, the girls JV tennis team has worked hard this past season both during matches and at practices. On Saturday, Sept. 19, the team’s top double pairs played in...

Katie Moore and Sophia Miller sharing a moment  before the match.

Serve It Up

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer September 24, 2020

The JV Tennis team came out with a big win against Holt High School on Sept. 17. As soon as the Varsity team matches dwindled down, JV stepped up to bring their A game on the court. Sophomore Sophia Miller...

Erin Reitz, Captain, hugs her teammate during an emotional senior night ceremony

Tennis Senior Night

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor September 22, 2020

In many aspects this fall sport is much the same, despite the use of masks the team continues to enjoy their season and make the most of it. Seniors this year were celebrated in normal fashion with the...

Swinging Past the Competition

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer October 8, 2019

The tennis team played their best in match after match on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The girls played against girls from Troy, fighting to take and keep the lead. With the team playing many games, there is always...

Competing at GACs

Competing at GACs

The girls tennis team comes closer to the end of the season while competing in GACs.
Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi October 4, 2019

Their brains were washed; mixes of mathematics, spanish, and biology danced in their heads. They watched the clock as the minutes passed and the second hand got closer and closer to 12; the big, red hand...

Girls tennis rises in the heat

Girls tennis rises in the heat

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 4, 2019

Central took a big win against St. Dominic on of the hottest days in September. Due to the heat last Friday, both singles and doubles had a race to 6. Although typically they race to 8 once for doubles,...

Tennis senior night

Suzie Safi, Staff Photographer October 4, 2019

With many tears and memories being remembered  FHC recognizes their seniors on sep. 25 on the court where it all began. Some of these girls have been playing tennis since the start of their high school...

Senior Inge Petrie and sophomore McKenna Lenhardt celebrate after winning a point at the FHC Doubles Tournament on Friday.

Swinging through the heat

The girls tennis team faces two tough competitors. Despite quality competition, the team also had to face something much worse; the heat.
Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi September 18, 2019

Francis Howell Central’s girls tennis team hosted our very own FHC Doubles Tournament on September 13. While intensely competing so far this season, the girls did well at home, but some of the top members...

Starting out strong

Starting out strong

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor September 6, 2019

On Tuesday September 3, the girls tennis team competed in a meet against Francis Howell North. Even though it was only their second meet, the girls battled through doubles as well as singles matches, ultimately...

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